Hotel vs. Resort

Hotel vs. Resort — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Hotel and Resort

Hotelnoun

An establishment that provides lodging and usually meals and other services for travelers and other paying guests.

Resortverb

To turn to or make use of a person, strategy, or course of action for help or as a means of achieving something

The government resorted to censorship of the press.

Hotelnoun

A large town house or mansion; a grand private residence, especially in France.

Resortverb

To go, especially customarily or frequently; repair

"The whale-bone whales can at last resort to their Polar citadels" (Herman Melville).

Hotelnoun

An establishment that provides accommodation and other services for paying guests; normally larger than a guesthouse, and often one of a chain.

Resortnoun

A place frequented by people for relaxation or recreation

a ski resort.
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Hotelnoun

The letter H in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

Resortnoun

A customary or frequent going or gathering

a popular place of resort.

Hotelnoun

The larger red property in the game of Monopoly, in contradistinction to houses.

Resortnoun

The act of turning to a person or thing for help or as a means of achieving something; recourse

raised the money without resort to borrowing.

Hotelnoun

The guest accommodation and dining section of a cruise ship.

Resortnoun

One turned to or made use of for aid or relief

I would ask him only as a last resort.
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Hotelnoun

a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services

Resortnoun

A place where people go for recreation, especially one with facilities such as lodgings, entertainment, and a relaxing environment.

Resortnoun

Recourse, refuge something or someone turned to for safety.

to have resort to violence

Resortnoun

(obsolete) A place where one goes habitually; a haunt.

Resortnoun

An act of sorting again.

Resortnoun

(obsolete) Active power or movement; spring.

Resortverb

To have recourse (to), now especially from necessity or frustration.

Resortverb

To fall back; to revert.

Resortverb

To make one's way, go (to).

Resortverb

To repeat a sorting process; sort again.

Resortnoun

a hotel located in a resort area

Resortnoun

a frequently visited place

Resortnoun

something or someone turned to for assistance or security;

his only recourse was the policetook refuge in lying

Resortnoun

act of turning to for assistance;

have recourse to the courtsan appeal to his uncle was his last resort

Resortverb

have recourse to;

The government resorted to rationing meat

Resortverb

move, travel, or proceed toward some place;

He repaired to his cabin in the woods